On 8 February 2021, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) accepted an application from EA Connect Pty Ltd (EA Connect) for an electricity retailer authorisation under the National Energy Retail Law (Retail Law).
Invitation for submissions
We are now seeking submissions from interested stakeholders on EA Connect's application by Tuesday 9 March 2021. Submissions should be emailed to AERAuthorisations@aer.gov.au with the email subject: EA Connect - application for an electricity retailer authorisation for the attention of: Arek Gulbenkoglu, Acting General Manager, Consumers and Markets Branch.
Alternatively, written submissions can also be sent to:
Mr Arek Gulbenkoglu
Acting General Manager Consumers and Markets Branch
Australian Energy Regulator
GPO Box 520
Melbourne VIC 3001
We will take into account submissions in deciding whether or not to grant EA Connect's application for electricity retailer authorisation.
The AER prefers that all submissions be sent in an electronic format in Microsoft Word or other text readable document form and publicly available, to facilitate an informed, transparent and robust consultation process. Accordingly, submissions will be treated as public documents and posted on the AER's website, unless prior arrangements are made with the AER to treat the submission, or portions of it, as confidential. Those wishing to submit confidential information are requested to:
- clearly identify the information that is the subject of the confidentiality claim; and
- provide a non-confidential version of the submission.